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2009-06-30 15:51:56

An analysis of the association between genetic variations of the inflammation biomarker C-reactive protein (CRP) with coronary heart disease failed to support a causal association, according to a study in the July 1 issue of JAMA.

2009-06-29 15:12:00

New White Paper Reveals Power of Statins in Fighting Cardiovascular Disease WASHINGTON, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The adverse health and financial impact of cardiovascular disease - the number one killer of men and women in America - can be significantly reduced through the well monitored use of statins according to a major white paper release today by the non-profit Senior Center for Health and Security (SCHS). The white paper, Saving America's Seniors With Statins: Solving a...

2009-06-29 10:40:00

Researchers from North Carolina State University and Mayo Clinic have developed a computer model that medical doctors can use to determine the best time to begin using statin therapy in diabetes patients to help prevent heart disease and stroke.

2009-05-06 14:43:59

Statins, which lower cholesterol, may have a protective effect in the prevention of liver cancer and may reduce gallbladder removal risk, U.S. researchers say.

2009-03-27 10:03:47

Thousands of lives could be saved every year if doctors expanded their criteria for which patients should be taking statins, drugs used to prevent heart attacks and strokes, according to a new study.

2009-03-24 08:00:00

hsCRP test used in JUPITER trial extended across portfolio ORLANDO, Fla., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a guidance document issued by the FDA(1), not all high sensitivity CRP (c-reactive protein) tests are cleared to identify and assess individuals at risk for future cardiovascular disease.

2009-03-19 18:49:20

More than 6 million heart patients might benefit from statins to prevent heart attacks and strokes, U.S. researchers said. Dr. Erin D.

2009-03-19 10:12:12

Study expands on recent findings showing benefits for patients with low cholesterol

2009-03-16 17:09:27

The stress of first love, first break up, gossip, exams and fights with parents can impact teens' health when they become adults, U.S. researchers said. Andrew J.

2009-02-27 11:58:08

Mayo Clinic researchers have shown that patients who were taking statins before a stroke experienced better outcomes and recovery than patients who weren't on the drug — even when their cholesterol levels were ideal.


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